Floors

Jeremy Stewart, long considered the doyen of the flooring industry in South Africa offers a wealth of knowledge in all things flooring in this column.

Jeremy’s experience covers over 35 years where he has served on numerous committees, Chaired various associations and is a celebrated local and International speaker on flooring.  Lets talk floors:

Five top tips for resin flooring 

Over the span of more than three decades, Jeremy Stewart of Seamless Flooring has dedicated his career to specifying, manufacturing and training hundreds of companies in how to successfully apply epoxy and polyurethane flooring systems.  

With the wealth of experience and expertise from his teaching gurus along the way, this specialised field has provided profound insights. Stewart shares his five top tips here. 

Start with the spec 

One of the paramount lessons is the importance of precision and detail in every aspect of the work. Specifying the right materials for specific applications is the cornerstone of success. Epoxies and polyurethanes come in a range of formulations, each tailored for distinct requirements and uses. 

Knowing when and where to employ them is an art in itself, and it significantly impacts the quality and longevity of flooring solutions. 

Manufacturing excellence 

Quality control, adherence to standards and continuous innovation should be guiding principles. Consistency and precision in manufacturing are non-negotiable, ensuring that the end-product meets or exceeds industry benchmarks. 

Finding the formula 

The application phase is where theory and practice converge. The mastery of techniques, environmental considerations and surface preparation are integral. This is how great products are produced, maximising the performance and durability of epoxy and polyurethane flooring.  

Stay informed 

In a rapidly evolving industry, staying updated with the latest technological advancements is key. Epoxies and polyurethanes are subject to constant innovation, offering enhanced performance, eco-friendly formulations and improved curing times.  

Partnerships 

Building strong partnerships with suppliers and raw material manufacturers undoubtedly plays a pivotal role. These connections provide invaluable support, access to expert guidance and an avenue for staying at the forefront of industry developments. 

Five top tips on epoxy flooring gained over 30 years in the industry. 

 For more information, contact Seamless Flooring Systems: 

Tel: 0861 782 789 

Email: info@seamlessflooring.co.za 

Website: www.seamlessflooring.co.za 

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